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Trump's plan for six weeks of parental leave would still leave the US behind 96% of all nations

US president Donald Trump is expected (paywall) to propose a plan for federally mandated paid parental leave, as part of a White House budget to be announced tomorrow. 406 more words

HUD Publishes Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 Guidance

On May 19, HUD Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) published a new notice (PIH-2017-08) that provides guidance to PHAs and owners on the requirements of the “Violence Against Women Act of 2013: Implementation in HUD Housing Programs Final Rule,” ( 237 more words

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BGS Election Manifesto

Caroline Cooke is Policy Manager at BGS.  Here she explains why BGS has published its own election manifesto, what it says and how you can get involved.  359 more words


Benefits of PIB To Nigerians, By Senator Alasoadura

Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum (Upstream), Senator Tayo Alasoadura, has said that the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), now awaiting final passage in the Red Chamber holds immense benefits for all Nigerians. 470 more words


MN Legislative Committee leaves $20 million for broadband grants

The Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance met late Sunday night. The conference committee report for SF 1456 is available online.

It looks like the $20 million for broadband grants stays asis. 72 more words


The Import Debate

Recently, in Organic agriculture there has been a debate on the integrity and viability of imports. In the last three years, the quantity of Organic corn and soybeans imported from other countries such as India, Turkey and the Ukraine have increased yearly along with the demand. 768 more words

Farming The Dream

Full GST rates list

Foodgrains will cost less from July 1 when the nation-wide Goods and Service Tax (GST) is rolled out as the GST Council today decided to exempt the daily-use commodities from the levy. 77 more words